Travesties of 2012

AMERICAN VAUDEVILLE THEATREPRESENTS… TRAVESTIES OF 2012 “Variety at its finest” – –Time Out New York “One of the best entertainment deals in town” – New York Times With your host Trav S.D. (“…an erudite evocation of the sonorus, ornate styles of W.C. Fields and Fred Allen.” –Adam Gopnick, the New Yorker) My pal and theatrical landsman Trav S.D.’s and his long-running American […]

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Stars of Vaudeville #257: Trav S.D.

This post is in the style of Trav. S. D’s wonderful blog Travalanche in honor of Trav’s 45th Birthday. You should definitely be reading Trav’s blog, as he opines about lots of stuff, and gives information found nowhere else about his passion: vaudeville and variety. In a grand burlesque tradition, everyone should find Trav over the next year (preferably at […]

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Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories (Show and Workshop)

Manual Cinema , the award winning puppet/film/multimedia studio based in Chicago, is putting on a performance/workshop at the end of March. It’s part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.  The show (and the workshop) explore poetry, puppetry, and shadow theatre, and their intersections. The Puppet Festival actually happens every two years, and the next one is scheduled for 2019, however […]

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Flea Circus in Chicago July 16-18

Flea Circus Customized Trailer

Tiny Performers To Entertain in Chicago Parks ============================== SUMMARY: WHAT: Acme Miniature Flea Circus in the Chicago Park District WHERE: July 16 6:30 pm Paschen Park (1932 W. Lunt Street) WHERE: July 18 2:00 pm Pulaski Park (1419 W. Blackhawk Street) COST: FREE! (seating limited, please arrive early) MORE INFO: MORE INFO: PUBLICITY PHOTOS: Press Images of the […]

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